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Q: What is a charter school?
A: A charter school is an independently run public school that is granted greater flexibility in its operations in return for greater accountability for performance. Charter schools were established to give parents academic choices for their children and provide a learning environment to improve student achievement.
Q: Does Futuro Academy charge tuition?
A: No. Futuro Academy, as a public charter school, is tuition-free. There are also no fees to apply. We believe thathigh-quality education is a right that every child deserves.
Q: Who is eligible to enroll at Futuro Academy?
A: Enrollment is currently open to students who will be entering Kindergarten - Fifth Grade. Children are eligible for Kindergarten if they are five years of age by the first day of school of the current year. Spaces are limited.
Q: Do students have to wear uniforms?
A: Yes. Students must wear khaki bottoms of their choice with no visible logos, and close-toed shoes of their choice with school appropriate imagery or content. . Uniform purchases are available through our partner Campus Club Uniforms by calling 702-360-0555 or visiting their 7575 West Sunset Road - Suite 120, Las Vegas, NV 89113. You can also order online at www.campusclubuniforms.com using school code 1012. If you need assistance with uniforms, please contact the Futuro Academy office.
Q: When does school start this year?
A: Futuro Academy has Open House from July 25-27, 2023 based on students' grades. Kindergarten and New Students attend half day orientations 8/3/23 and 8/4/23. All students begin regularly scheduled classes on August 7, 2023. A full calendar is available in the Parent Hub when fully approved.
Q: What is the schedule at Futuro Academy?
A: Futuro Academy will tentatively open doors at 7:50am Monday through Thursday for breakfast, with doors closing and classes beginning at 8:15am. Kindergarten and First Grade dismissal is at 3:00pm, along with their older siblings. For students Grades 2+ dismissal is at 3:10 pm. Starting in 2022-23, there will be no classes on Fridays.
Q: What supplies does my student need?
A: Futuro Academy will provide all school supplies for use at school, including folders to take home announcements and homework, and will issue a Chromebook to all students for home use. If able to, please instead choose to purchase a backpack for your student and if possible donate high demand supplies including Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, and Expo (Dry Erase) markers. Purchase of durable personal personal protective equipment (masks, gloves, shields) is recommended at this time given the COVID19 pandemic.